These are the LEAST popular baby names of 2018

trending 20/07/2018

Choosing a name for a fresh little bundle of joy can be a tough task, especially when everyone you've ever met is suggesting you name it after them. 

While there are the super popular names that there will be at least 3 of in every school class in 5 years time (we're looking at you Charlottes and Williams), there are also names that are at risk of dropping off the face of the earth in the near future.

Spare a thought for these once-popular and now on the 'absoultely not' list names, which are 2018's least popular baby names according to UK parenting website Netmums:

GIRLS

  • Amanda
  • Carol
  • Cindy
  • Debbie
  • Donna
  • Edna
  • Janet
  • Marcia
  • Muriel
  • Susan

BOYS

  • Clive
  • Derick
  • Edgar
  • Gary
  • Gerald
  • Frank
  • Howard
  • Karl
  • Nigel
  • Ronald

Check out last year's list here - there have definitely been some updates!